BREC's Baton Rouge ZooLights

Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 at 5:30pm

BREC'S Baton Rouge Zoo
3601 Thomas Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807

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We are partnering with The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank again this year! Every guest presenting a non-perishable food item during the hours of Zoolights, will receive a 50% discount from the regular admission price. All food donations will go directly to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. In 2019, nearly 4,000 pounds of food were collected during this drive.

Zoolights Is:

A mile-long trail through the Zoo

More than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday displays

A festive family activity, adding to the quality of life for residents throughout the region

Special Dates:

Visitors can enjoy special festive activities offered by Children’s Hospital New Orleans every Friday, Saturday & Sunday night during the event. These will involve holiday masks, snowflake wands and a seasonal coloring station for the kids.

Lighted Displays Will Include The Following:

Illuminated Sculptures: Visitors will find illuminated sculptures representing animals and traditional symbols of the holidays.

Giant Spectaculars: Larger-than-life displays capture the imagination of children of all ages. These displays may include: Flamingos, Giraffes, Lions, Tigers, Gorillas, Rhinos, Elephants, Alligators, Giant Santa, Giant Snowmen, Holiday Trains, Santa in Sleigh pulled by Giant Reindeer and Toy Soldiers. Displays can be up to 30 ft. tall!

Animated Spectaculars: Animated displays add additional entertainment value to our event. The use of high-wattage, computer-controlled displays will provide exciting animation to displays.

Visitor Amenities: Safari Photo Booth, Seasonal Specials from the Flamingo Cafe', Safari Post Gift Shop


Admission gates open 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Zoo grounds close at 9 p.m.


Adults/Teens: $5

Seniors: $4

Ages 2-12: $3

Friends of the Zoo Members: $3 per person​

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